The Racial Roots Behind The Term 'Nappy'

Where does the term "nappy" come from and why does it have such negative connotations? Is it possible to reclaim a word that has been used as a slur for so long?

When Black Hair Violates The Dress Code

For wearing their hair in braids, two teenagers were threatened with suspension at their charter school. Similar incidents show that strict dress codes can punish students for their racial identity.